Jack Kent Cooke

About Jack Kent Cooke

Birth Day: October 25, 1912
Birth Place: Canada
Died On: Apr 6, 1997 (age 84)
Birth Sign: Scorpio

Jack Kent Cooke Net Worth

Jack Kent Cooke was bornon October 25, 1912 in Canada. Known best as the owner of such American professional sports teams as the Washington Redskins, Los Angeles Kings, and L.A. Lakers, this Canadian-born businessman also arranged for the construction of both the FedEx Field (Landover, Maryland) and The Forum (Inglewood, California).
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💰 Net worth: 8 Million

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About

Known best as the owner of such American professional Sports teams as the Washington Redskins, Los Angeles Kings, and L.A. Lakers, this Canadian-born businessman also arranged for the construction of both the FedEx Field (Landover, Maryland) and The Forum (Inglewood, California).

Before Fame

In his mid-teens, he worked as a door-to-door encyclopedia salesman. He went on to work for the Toronto Stock Exchange and subsequently bought several Canadian radio stations and news publications.

Trivia

In the 1970s and 1980s, he purchased New York City's Chrysler Building, the Los Angeles Daily News, and numerous cable television stations.

Family Life

His first marriage, to Barbara Jean Carnegie, lasted nearly fifty years but ended in divorce in 1979. Later, he was briefly married to Jeanne Maxwell and Suzanne Elizabeth Martin. Finally, he married a Bolivian woman named Marlene Ramallo Chalmers who had once worked as a transporter of illegal drugs.

Associated With

His divorce from Barbara Jean Carnegie was settled by Los Angeles Judge Joseph Wapner (who later became a famous television legal personality).